DESIGN AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION RESOURCES

Our workbooks align with the New Zealand Drawing Standards and the Ministry of Education’s guidelines for Years 9-13. They start at Year 9 and go to
Year 12 NCEA Level 2. In the Year 11 and 12 course indices you’ll see how the topics relate to the NCEA Graphics Achievement Standards.

Topics
Year
Freehand Drawing and Rendering
9 10 11 12
Colour Theory and Rendering
9 10 11 12
- Modes and Media
11 12
Instrumental Drawing
9 10 11 12
- Geometric Construction
9 10 11 12
Design Process - Brief
9
Visual Design and Evaluation
9 10 11 12
- Principles and Elements
9 10 11 12
- Design in Society
12
Pictorial - Oblique
9 10 11
Pictorial - Isometric
9 10 11
Pictorial - Planometric

10 11 12
Pictorial - Perspective
10 11
Orthographic Projection
9 10 11 12
Surface Development
9 10 11 12
Advanced Geometric Construction
10 11 12
Orthographic Projection
9 10 11 12
- Sectioned Views
10 11 12
Architectural Drawing

10
Exploded Drawing
10 11
Orthographic True Shape Projection
11 12

One Term: 30 Worksheets
Two Term: 47 Worksheets (includes all one term sheets)
Customised workbook: Minimum 15 sheets

The Year 9 course is a comprehensive introduction to graphics,
and covers:

  • A basic introduction to graphical communication.
  • Develops a sound understanding of the design process.
  • One and two term options available.

Get free answers when you purchase a class set.

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Year 10

DESIGN and VISUAL COMMUNICATION

Two Term: 45 Worksheets
Four Term: 63 Worksheets (includes all one term sheets)
Customised workbook: Minimum 15 sheets

The Year 10 course builds on skills covered in the Year 9 course, with more emphasis on freehand and instrumental drawing. The course
also covers:

  • The design process
  • Colour theory
  • Paraline drawing
  • Planometric projection
  • Surface development
  • Architectural drawing

Get free answers when you purchase a class set.

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Year 11

Freehand Sketchbook for Technology

DESIGN and VISUAL COMMUNICATION

2-3 Week Course: 12 Worksheets

This workbook was designed for use in a design workshop environment primarily  for senior students at Years 11 and 12.

Students learn freehand drawing techniques to help them present design ideas clearly. There’s no need for drawing boards or instruments – this sketchbook is all about developing each student’s freehand drawing abilities.

The sketchbook works as a 2-3 week course and can be used as homework sheets.

PREVIEW SKETCHBOOK

DESIGN and VISUAL COMMUNICATION

Four Term: 46 Worksheets
Customised workbook: Minimum 15 sheets

The Year 11 course further develops skills covered in the Year 10 course, and introduces:

  • Visual design principles and elements
  • The design process
  • Modes and media
  • Design evaluation

Get free answers when you purchase a class set.

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Year 12

DESIGN and VISUAL COMMUNICATION

Four Term: 38 Worksheets
Customised workbook: Minimum 15 sheets

The Year 12 course extends the skills used in the Year 11 course, with more emphasis on design evaluation. The course also covers:

  • Plan methods
  • Isometric projection
  • Perspective projection
  • Design in society
  • Geometric constructions

PREVIEW YEAR 12 WORKBOOK